|| Shirley has been using the Thinking Environment in her work since 1995, and qualified as a Thinking Environment. Consultant and Coach in 1997. Shirley weaves the components of the Thinking Environment into everything she does, which is: leadership development, sales training, coaching and coaching supervision. Shirley works extensively in Higher Education, with undergraduates, postgraduates and leaders of administration, teaching and research. Shirley has a track record of successful people development interventions in the public and private sector. Shirley is an Associate of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education and campaigns for monetary reform and the Green Party.